“Everybody is concerned about the rise in infections, hospital admissions and tragically about the number of deaths.
That’s why three weeks ago Labour called for a circuit breaker in England in line with SAGE’s recommendation to bring infections down.
The Government completely rejected that, only to announce the same thing.
That delay in introducing restrictions will come at an economic cost and a human cost.
I’m glad that the Government has finally taken this decision, but it should have done s weeks ago.”